A ready reference of stimulating garden features from all over the world.
Renowned garden designer Derek Fell has compiled more than 800 photographs to create a personal scrapbook of his favorite design features from around the world. Together with his insightful commentary, they provide a wealth of ideas and inspiration for the home gardener.
The book features:
- A-Z listing of more than 100 design categories, from balconies and paths to abstract concepts like silhouettes, framing, and whimsy
- More than 800 fully captioned, full-color photographs of award-winning gardens
- Hundreds of practical suggestions for garden planning, planting, and design, and achieving year-round interest.
Valuable tips on plant cultivation mingle with garden history and elegant description as Fell guides readers through famed gardens such as Monet's Clos Normand, Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C., and Rome's Villa d'Este, plus private gardens like his own Cedaridge Farm.
About the Author
Derek Fell is a garden designer, photographer and author of more than 100 gardening books and calendars. His articles are published worldwide and he has a photo-library of more than 150,000 garden images. Fell lives in Pennsylvania at historic Cedaridge Farm, which itself has won several awards for design excellence.